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Woodlands Scholars precede Bill Cosby at Scholastic Achievement Dinner

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Jason Ha
June 3, 2014

Bill Cosby. A famous American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. Known nationally for his many cultural achievements, Bill Cosby himself was here in Westchester on Wednesday, May 21st, 2014, speaking at the Lower Hudson Council of School Superintendents annual... Read more »

Interview with Sam Washington on His Acceptance into the New York State Master Teacher Program

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Samantha Simpson
May 8, 2014

The New York State Master Teacher Program seeks to identify, reward, and support master teachers throughout New York State. It is believed that the role of master teachers as professional mentors is essential to the development of good educators and skilled future teachers. Governor Cuomo’s recent... Read more »

Portrait of the Artist: Terry Pavone

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Awa Nyambi
April 10, 2014

Terry Pavone is not necessarily a well-known person around our school, but fortunately the same cannot be said about the artwork he has provided our school over the years. Mr. Pavone was once a Woodlands student himself, and he actually sat in front of his future wife in his senior English class. In... Read more »

Greco-Asian Club Celebrates 10th Annual Chinatown Trip

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Akibo Watson , Reporter
February 25, 2014

The International Baccalaureate culture and multiculturalism of Woodlands High School has never failed to be truly distinctive, and current. In a demonstration of this uniqueness, the Woodlands Greco-Asian club embarked on their 10th annual trip to Chinatown, in New York City.   Led by the seasoned... Read more »

W.I.S.E. Program Introduced to Freshmen

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Jade Crichlow, Reporter
January 10, 2014

The latest freshmen class was introduced to Woodlands’ famous W.I.S.E program this school year.  W.I.S.E is an acronym for “Woodlands Individualized Senior Experience”.  Participating seniors spend the second half of the school year involved in internships at facilities or companies specific... Read more »

Mrs. Egan’s NFTE Class Takes Westchester By Storm

Akibo Watson, Reporter
December 22, 2013

Modern day business may seem like an older man’s game, but Woodlands business programs are changing the face of business all across the county. Over the last few years, Woodlands’s Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) program has been on the rise, winning competitions and placing well in... Read more »

New Exams on the Way: P.A.R.C.C.

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Christopher Larrow, Reporter
December 20, 2013

  The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers or PARCC is a new form of exams that has been put together by 18 different states to develop a set of K-12 assessments in both Math and English. This new Exam is said to help better prepare students for college and future careers.... Read more »

Interactive Classrooms

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Thomas Creegan, Reporter
December 6, 2013

           Recently, several fish tanks were donated to Woodlands High School from a generous person in our community. With the approval of Mr.Washington, these fish tanks were placed into the classrooms of teachers James Bell and Richard Vais.             “The goal is to make... Read more »

New Food, New Attitude

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Awa Nyambi
December 6, 2013

Have you noticed anything different in the cafeteria lately? Well, “The Falcon” has! Over the past few weeks, as I walk into the cafe area I smell a tempting aroma of Jamaican, Chinese, or even Indian culture. The new cafeteria manager, David Alberts, has made it a point to spice up the foods... Read more »

NHS Makes Improvements for 2013-2014 School Year

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Kiara Bunting
November 6, 2013

Woodlands National Honor Society is recurrently raising its standards, with so many 11th and 12th grade students surpassing the standard requirements, so it’s no surprise that this year’s NHS students are striving to be better than ever. In addition to the minimum of a 90 grade-point average, students... Read more »